Aaron's 499 Odds

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TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday for the running of the Aaron’s 499.

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According to oddsmakers, Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are the two favorites to win this race, as each has 8/1 odds. Five other drivers have been given 12/1 odds to win.

Dale Jr. is currently second in the point standings, just five points out of first. He has four top 5’s and seven top 10’s through nine races. Still, Earnhardt Jr. hasn’t won a race since the 2008 season. Despite that, Dale Jr. owns five wins at Talladega and has an average finish of 15.0 at this track. His driver rating there is 90.2, which is the second best of any driver in the series.

Harvick is seventh in the point standings. He has two top 5’s and five top 10’s on the year. Harvick has one win at Talladega with an average finish of 15.1. His driver rating at the speedway is just 78.0.

Of the drivers competing, Jeff Burton actually has the top driver rating at Tallaedga, as his rating there is 91.3. Despite that, Burton has never won on this track. His odds to win this Sunday have been set at 20/1.

The Aaron’s 499 will take place Sunday, May 6 from Talladega Superspeedway at 1:19PM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.

Odds to win the Aaron’s 499 – 2012 Aaron’s 499 – Talladega Superspeedway – Sunday, May 6, 2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr 8/1

Kevin Harvick 8/1

Jeff Gordon 12/1

Tony Stewart 12/1

Jimmie Johnson 12/1

Carl Edwards 12/1

Kyle Busch 12/1

Kasey Kahne 15/1

Greg Biffle 15/1

Brad Keselowski 15/1

Denny Hamlin 15/1

Matt Kenseth 15/1

Clint Bowyer 18/1

Jeff Burton 20/1

Jamie McMurray 20/1

Kurt Busch 25/1

Joey Logano 30/1

Martin Truex Jr 30/1

Juan Pablo Montoya 35/1

Michael Waltrip 40/1

Paul Menard 40/1

AJ Allmendinger 40/1

Ryan Newman 40/1

Marcos Ambrose 50/1

Trevor Bayne 60/1

Regan Smith 100/1

Casey Mears 100/1

David Ragan 100/1

Dave Blaney 100/1

Landon Cassill 100/1

David Gilliland 100/1

Bobby Labonte 100/1

Aric Almirola 100/1

Field (Any Other Driver) 15/1

2012 Aarons 499 Information

Race Date: Sunday, May 6

Location: Talladega Superspeedway

Pre-Race: 12:30PM ET

Green Flag: Approx. 1:19PM ET

TV Coverage: FOX

Radio Coverage: MRN

Track Type: Oval (188 laps)

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